James Stewart Fortson

M, ID# 20852, b. 10 August 1921, d. 17 March 1994
  • Other Names*: James Fortson.
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 147 (naming Thomas Ed Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Lois McConnell as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, James S. Fortson, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (giving the date but not the place).
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, James S. Fortson, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (stating that he died on 17 Mar 1984; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Hull, Ga. when he died).

Dallas Edward Fortson

M, ID# 20855
  • Other Names*: Dallas Edd Fortson, Dallas Fortson.6

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 147 (naming Thomas Ed Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Lois McConnell as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Dallas Edd Fortson, memorial no. 89461936, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (citing inscription on grave marker that he was the husband of Rachel Kincaid Fortson).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rachel Kincaid Fortson, memorial no. 89461940, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (citing inscription on grave marker that she was the wife of Dallas Edd Fortson).
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Dallas Edd Fortson, memorial no. 89461936, viewed on 11 Jan 2013.

Rachel Kincaid

F, ID# 20856
  • Other Names*: Rachel Kincaid Fortson, Rachel Fortson.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 147.
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Dallas Edd Fortson, memorial no. 89461936, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (citing inscription on grave marker that he was the husband of Rachel Kincaid Fortson).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rachel Kincaid Fortson, memorial no. 89461940, viewed on 11 Jan 2013 (citing inscription on grave marker that she was the wife of Dallas Edd Fortson).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Rachel Kincaid Fortson, memorial no. 89461940, viewed on 11 Jan 2013.

Emris Fortson

M, ID# 20857
  • Note*: He died at age 8.3
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 147 (naming Thomas Ed Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Lois McConnell as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147.

Harold Fortson

M, ID# 20862
  • Note*: He was a twin. He died at eight months of age.3
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 147 (naming Thomas Ed Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Lois McConnell as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147.

Hugh Fortson

M, ID# 20865
  • Note*: He was a twin. He died at fourteen months of age.3
  • Last Edited: 11 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 147 (naming Thomas Ed Fortson as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147 (naming Lois McConnell as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 147.

Ben Bryant

M, ID# 20875
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Family: Martha Jane Fortson b. 20 Feb 1881

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 156-57 (naming Ben Bryant as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156 (giving her name as Wreatha Bryant and naming Ben Bryant as her father).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156-57 (naming Ben Bryant as her father).
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, pp. 147, 156 (both naming Ben Bryant as his father).

Ovelia Wreathey Bryant

F, ID# 20876, b. 20 April 1900, d. 28 November 1962
  • Other Names*: Wreatha Bryant, Wreatha Bryant England, Ovelia Bryant, Ovelia Bryant England, Ovelia England.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of her grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Family: William Fort England b. 10 Dec 1891, d. 27 Feb 1969

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 156 (giving her name as Wreatha Bryant and naming Ben Bryant as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156 (giving her name as Wreatha Bryant and naming Martha Jane Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Ovelia Wreathey England, memorial no. 35729112, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156 (giving her name as Wreatha Bryant).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for William Fort England, memorial no. 35729068, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  6. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156 (naming Wreatha Bryant as his mother).
  7. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Herman Leroy England, memorial no. 35728975, viewed on 12 Jan 2012 (naming Ovelia Wreathey England as his mother).

William Fort England

M, ID# 20877, b. 10 December 1891, d. 27 February 1969

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is [WEB]:http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35729068;here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Family: Ovelia Wreathey Bryant b. 20 Apr 1900, d. 28 Nov 1962

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for William Fort England, memorial no. 35729068, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 156 (giving her name as Wreatha Bryant).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Ovelia Wreathey England, memorial no. 35729112, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156 (naming William England as his father).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Herman Leroy England, memorial no. 35728975, viewed on 12 Jan 2012 (naming William Fort England as his father).

Herman Leroy England

M, ID# 20878, b. 28 September 1916, d. 1 January 1978

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes a picture of his grave marker, is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 156 (naming Wreatha Bryant as his mother).
  2. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Herman Leroy England, memorial no. 35728975, viewed on 12 Jan 2012 (naming Ovelia Wreathey England as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156 (naming William England as his father).
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Herman Leroy England, memorial no. 35728975, viewed on 12 Jan 2012 (naming William Fort England as his father).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Herman Leroy England, memorial no. 35728975, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.

Clauson Fort England

M, ID# 20880, b. 9 June 1924, d. 13 May 1994
  • Note*: His grave marker says that he served in the U.S. Navy in World War II and the Korean War.4

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial, which includes pictures of his grave markers, is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 156 (naming William England as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156 (naming Wreatha Bryant as his mother).
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156.
  4. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Clauson Fort England, memorial no. 64370432, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  5. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Clauson F. England, viewed on 12 Jan 2013.
  6. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Clauson F. England, viewed on 12 Jan 2013 (stating that he died on 13 May 1994; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Gadsden, Ala. when he died).

Susie Bryant

F, ID# 20888, b. 15 January 1902, d. 24 January 1979
  • Other Names*: Susie Bryant Horsley, Susie Horsley.

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Family: Robert R. Horsley b. 10 Apr 1891, d. 23 Feb 1970

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 156-57 (naming Ben Bryant as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156-57 (naming Martha Jane Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Susie B. Horsley, memorial no. 31307435, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  4. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157.
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Robert T. Horsley, memorial no. 31307434, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.

Robert R. Horsley

M, ID# 20889, b. 10 April 1891, d. 23 February 1970

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Family: Susie Bryant b. 15 Jan 1902, d. 24 Jan 1979

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Robert T. Horsley, memorial no. 31307434, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 157.
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Susie B. Horsley, memorial no. 31307435, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.

David Bryant

M, ID# 20893
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 156-57 (naming Ben Bryant as his father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156-57 (naming Martha Jane Fortson as his mother).

Jessie Belle Bryant

F, ID# 20894, b. 15 March 1907, d. 16 October 1997
  • Other Names*: Jessie Bryant, Belle Bryant, Jessie Belle Bryant Hamby, Jessie Bryant Hamby, Belle Bryant Hamby, Jessie Hamby, Belle Hamby.8

Additional Resources

• Her Find A Grave memorial is here.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Family: Grady Hamby b. 5 Feb 1908, d. Oct 1986

Citations

  1. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 156-57 (naming Ben Bryant as her father).
  2. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 156-57 (naming Martha Jane Fortson as her mother).
  3. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Jessie Belle Hamby, memorial no. 101409081, viewed on 12 Jan 2012 (giving only the year).
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Belle Hamby, viewed on 12 Jan 2013.
  5. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157.
  6. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Jessie Belle Hamby, memorial no. 101409081, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.
  7. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Belle Hamby, viewed on 12 Jan 2013 (stating that she died on 16 Oct 1997; not naming the place of death but stating that she lived in Gadsden, Ala. when she died).
  8. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson, etc., above, p. 157 (giving her name as Belle Bryant).

Grady Hamby

M, ID# 20895, b. 5 February 1908, d. October 1986

Additional Resources

• His Find A Grave memorial is here. Because the Social Security Death Index gives Oct 1986 as his death date, it is probable that the 1980 date on the memorial is incorrect.
  • Last Edited: 12 Jan 2013

Family: Jessie Belle Bryant b. 15 Mar 1907, d. 16 Oct 1997

Citations

  1. [S961] Find A Grave, online at http://www.findagrave.com, memorial for Grady Hamby, memorial no. 101409149, viewed on 12 Jan 2012 (giving only the year).
  2. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Grady Hamby, viewed on 12 Jan 2013.
  3. [S27] John Wright Boyd, A Family History: Lt. Thomas Fortson (1742-1824) and Some of His Descendants—Early Settler of Elbert County, Georgia (Danielsville, Ga.: Heritage Papers, 1973), p. 157.
  4. [S312] Social Security Death Index, online at http://tinyurl.com/AncestrySSDI, Grady Hamby, viewed on 12 Jan 2013 (stating that he died in Oct 1986; not naming the place of death but stating that he lived in Gadsden, Ala. when he died).
  5. [S961] Find A Grave, online, above, memorial for Grady Hamby, memorial no. 101409149, viewed on 12 Jan 2012.